New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Saturdays 11AM-12PM

New Beginnings focuses on Baby Boomers and those who care for them. You’ll find that Boomer needs are not all that different from everyone else's. The difference is that there are 78 million Baby Boomers in America! Host Freddie Bell and key partner Joe McKenzie, the principle of Ripple Connects, visit with guests with insights on housing, finance, fitness, employment, and entertainment.

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More Words to the Wise

AARP MN State Director Cathy McCleer joins Freddie Bell this week. Freddie shared events that have taken place this week. There’s a special segment from Unity South Twin Cities and Words to the Wise. Order information for Freddie’s new book, Words to the Wise, is found at

Summer Job Search

Joe McKenzie invites you to “Burst Into Your Summer Job Search.” We have finance information from Liebel Sternbach. Kitty Harris of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details about an event with the Rock and Roll group “Alive and Kickin.” Freddie Bell also shares this week’s Word to the Wise. Freddie’s Book is…

A Visit from Dr. Michael Osterholm

Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm is on the show today.  Kitty Harris of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details of an upcoming event. Freddie Bell shares Words to the Wise and Joe McKenzie shares career strategies for graduating seniors. For more information about Words to the Wise, visit

Staying Vigilant Against Covid-19

Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm says we must remain vigilant in the fight against Covid 19. Liebel Sternbach talks about finance and Joe McKenzie talks with Freddie Bell on recognizing opportunities as they reference the book, Words to the Wise. The book is available on, and

Success at Any Age

Odom Health officials stop by this week. They are one of the collaborative partners with the Cora McCovey Health and Wellness Center. Joe McKenzie tells us how we can have success at any age. AARP MN has details on the recently passed Hero Pay bill at the Minnesota Legislature. Freddie Bell shares this week’s Words…

The Latest Scams

Freddie Bell presents this week’s Words to the Wise, career expert, Joe McKenzie joins the show as does Liebel Sternbach with a view on finance. We learn about the services of Odom Rehabilitation and Jay Haapala of AARP MN brings us up to date on the latest scams. Order Freddie Bell’s Words to the Wise…


Freddie Bell’s New Book, Words to the Wise is available at, and Freddie visits with Joe McKenzie about Perseverance. Financial Expert, Liebel Sternbach stops by. We also hear from Cassie Crandall on lifestyle and the Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities.

50 over 50 Nominations

In addition to Freddie Bell’s Words to the Wise, we’ll listen to Dr. Nathan Chomilo on a Medicare report he helped author; Kate Schaefers of AARP MN stops by to talk about this year’s 50 over 50 Nominations and the Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities delivers a holiday message. To order…

Easter Weekend

On this Easter Weekend, James Stacey the Senior Minister of Unity South Twin Cities shares thoughts about this observance. Liebel Sternbach is with us sharing details on retirement planning. Joe McKenzie of Ripple Connects brings forward ideas on controlling what we can with regard to your career. Jay Haapla, of AARP MN stops by and…

Social Security Benefits

Freddie Bell discusses Social Security Benefits with Rhonda Whitenak for the Social Security Office. A Minneapolis Public School official stops to share career information as Joe McKenzie talks about the challenges of changing careers. Freddie shares this week’s Words to the Wise. You can order his new book, Words to the Wise here and at…